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Apple Warns of Bug That Lets Hackers into iPhones, Macs

Heads up, Apple users.
by Agence France Presse
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Apple is warning of a flaw that is allowing hackers to seize control of iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers, and is urging users to install emergency software updates.

Patches were released Thursday and Wednesday by the tech titan to fix what it described as a vulnerability hackers already knew about and may be taking advantage of.

"Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited," the Silicon Valley-based company said.

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Apple did not disclose whether it had information regarding the extent to which the issue has been exploited.

The technical description indicated that a hacker could use the flaw to take control of devices, accessing any of its data or capabilities.

Patches were released for iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers running on operating systems with the vulnerability.


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